(EDITOR’S NOTE: Dates listed refer to publication dates and not to dates of the events.) September

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Dates listed refer to publication dates and not to dates of the events.)


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September 28, 1977 – Grady and Isabel Gratton took over the ownership and management of the Lunn Hotel in Canora from Jim and Evelyn Hillier. The Grattons are part owners of Love Story, a small business in the Parkland Mall in Yorkton.


September 28, 1977 – A former Canora Sterling, Stan Gulutzan was playing hockey in Holland during the 1977-78 season. One of four 19-year-old Sterlings last season, he led the team to a berth in the 1977 provincial Junior B hockey finals.


October 12, 1977 – As the last project of its nature for the year, the Town of Canora was having the water and sewer lines continued from Fifth Avenue West to the seeding plant, with the work being done by Wyonzek Brothers’ Construction.


October 19, 1977 – Tourism and Renewable Resources Minister Adolph Matsalla, MLA for Canora constituency, presented portraits of the Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip to the Canora Junior and Senior Elementary Schools, the Canora branch of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Town of Canora as part of the activities marking the 25th year of the Queen’s reign.


October 19, 1977 – Farmers in the Canora area suffered considerable losses due to the deterioration of their crops due to wet weather earlier in the harvest season, said Orest Mysak, agricultural representative at Canora. There could have been as much as two per cent of the grain which couldn’t be picked up by combines due to second growth, and high moisture content of the grain also gave farmers an additional cost in drying it.